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Game #4000

Aston Villa

Won

3rd Round

🟨 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩

Saturday, 9 January 1988

FA Cup

Leeds United

Elland Road

Attendance: 29,002

Leeds United

1-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Garry Thompson | 37' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa win their for the twelfth time away from home this season as they survive a bizarre refereeing decision to allow Leeds a goal despite the scorer elbowing Nigel Spink.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 9 January 1988

⚽ | 37’ Goal, 1-0, Alan McInally, Assist by Garry Thompson
🕒 | HT Leeds United 0-1 Aston Villa
⚽ | 59’ Goal, 2-0, Andy Gray
🥅 | 74’ Goal, 2-1, (Leeds United), Bobby Davison
🕒 | FT Leeds United 1-2 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Allan Evans
🟨 | Booking, Paul Birch

ON THIS DAY

Graham Taylor's Villa beat Leeds in the FA Cup to leave them unbeaten in nine with six wins in all competitions.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: 🏆
League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1981-82

Leeds United

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
League Champions: 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1973–74

FIXTURE HISTORY

Leeds United

Previous 5 vs. Leeds: 🟨 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟩

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1987-88 |
Matchday | #34 |
Manager Game | #34 |
Saturday, 9 January 1988

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Ray Lewis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Surrey, 1975-1993
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | DDWWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 34 | 🟩 | 18 🟨 | 10 🟥 6 | 1.88

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Ray Lewis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Surrey, 1975-1993
Matches Officiated: 12
🟩 : 3
🟨 : 4
🟥 : 5
🆘 : 1
Previous 5: 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟨
Last Match: 🟨 15 August 1987, Villa 1-1 Ipswich, Portman Road.
Cards: 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨 🟨

Leeds United

None

TEAM NEWS

Graham Taylor names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.21 |

Oldest Player |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 31.26 |

Youngest Player |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 20.34 |

MANAGER

Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🟨 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
M Andy Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ |

MANAGER

Billy Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Leeds United

GK Mervyn Day (ex) | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Glynn Snodin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Micky Adams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
CB Neil Aspin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
CB Jack Ashurst | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Peter Haddock | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Gary Williams (ex) | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Batty | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
M John Sheridan | 🇮🇪 |
F Bobby Davison | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | 🟨 |
CF Bob Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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M David Norton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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CF Jim Melrose | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CF Peter Mumby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 13/13

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/13

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

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GK : Goalkeeper
CB, D, B : Centre Back, Defender, Back
FB, LB, RB, WH : Full Back, Left Back, Right Back, Wing Back, Wing Half


M, CH, LH, RH : Midfielder, Centre Half, Left Half, Right Half
W, OL, OR : Winger, Outside Left, Outside Right
F, IF, IL, IR : Forward, Inside Forward, Inside Left, Inside Right, Second Striker, False 9
CF : Centre Forward

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Match Symbols:

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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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